Local MP and Councillor launch campaign against City airport flight paths
Councillor, Cllr. Georgina Galpin have this week embarked upon a tough campaign,
which seeks to reduce the number of flights and the flight paths which are allowed
of complaints from local residents, who have been left angered and disturbed following
the vast and increased number of flights which have been allowed to fly over the
local area on their way to London City Airport.
Andrew and Georgina are now in the process of preparing a petition which will
go to No. 10 Downing Street.
varying matters regarding the flight paths.
over the area, as this causes significant noise pollution and inconvenience to
the area’s residents.
Thames when on their way to and from London City Airport , as opposed to over
the Hornchurch area, where the minimum disruption would then take place.
seeks to provide a better quality of environment for my local residents.
angered by the inconsiderate decision the Newham Borough Council, which has completely
disregarded the opinions of the people of Romford and Hornchurch.
that Georgina and I understand their frustration and that we will make sure that
their views are relayed to all relevant parties.
to No. 10!"
decision was made to increase air traffic and change the flight paths, the residents
of Havering were not given any opportunity to voice their concerns or opinions!
Residents have experienced not only the increase in traffic, but also the extra
noise due to the fact that flights are lower in the air than they were in the
the residents of Havering. Clearly the Labour Government together with Newham
Council, and the Elected Mayor had made their minds up that the Airport would
get its extra flights, The City airport may be an asset to Newham, but has now
become a hinderance to Havering”
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everyone else in East and South East London.